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Definition of Chaplet


  1. A garland or wreath to be worn on the head.
  2. A string of beads, or part of a string, used by Roman Catholic in praying; a third of a rosary, or fifty beads.
  3. A small molding, carved into beads, pearls, olives, etc.
  4. A chapelet. See Chapelet, 1.
  5. A bent piece of sheet iron, or a pin with thin plates on its ends, for holding a core in place in the mold.
  6. A tuft of feathers on a peacock's head.
  7. A small chapel or shrine.
  8. To adorn with a chaplet or with flowers.

Chaplet Translations

chaplet in German is Kranz
chaplet in Italian is ghirlanda